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Finding Fernanda Two Mothers, One Child, and a Cross-Border Search for Truth

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ISBN-10: 0807001856

ISBN-13: 9780807001851

Edition: 2012

Authors: Erin Siegal

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The dramatic story of how an American housewife discovered that the Guatemalan child she was about to adopt had been stolen from her birth mother Over the last decade, nearly 200,000 children have been adopted into the United States, 25,000 of whom came from Guatemala.Finding Fernanda, a dramatic true story paired with investigative reporting, tells the side-by-side tales of an American woman who adopted a two-year-old girl from Guatemala and the birth mother whose two children were stolen from her. Each woman gradually comes to realize her role in what was one of Guatemala’s most profitable black-market industries: the buying and selling of children for international adoption.Finding…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 5/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.49" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Notes on Sources
Dramatis Personae
Please Say Yes
The Last Emanuel
A Pretty Little Girl
David and Goliath
"Are We Ready for a Fall?"
Risk Versus Reward
Dealing with the Devil
Fundaci�n Sobrevivientes
Two Mothers, No Answers
Hogar Luz de Mar�a
The Perfect Crime
Moving Forward
Additional Notes on Sources
About the Author